Mohammed and his six children have recently arrived in the Ajloun governorate of Jordan, 47 miles north-west of Amman. The 33-year-old Syrian came to escape Zaatari refugee camp, which his children couldn’t bear during the harsh winter.
We meet Mohammed on a Wednesday morning at the Jordanian Red Crescent branch in Ajloun. He is one of the 256 vulnerable people in Ajloun who the Red Crescent has carefully selected to receive a cash grant, to pay for accommodation and household items.
He says: “I came here to receive an ATM Card. I still don’t know how the system works, but I am very excited to learn as this will certainly support my six children and my wife. With this card we will be receiving cash that will enable us to pay for rent. More